Short Courses

The MRED+U Program hosts executive education training programs for real estate professionals seeking to keep up with state-of-the-art real estate practices as well as sharpen their theoretical understanding of the industry.  We offer training in real estate applications in Microsoft Excel as well as ARGUS Valuation-DCF for individuals at all experience levels in addition to a seminar on how to conduct a charrette and an online course in applying New Urbanist theory to real estate practice.  For more information, please see below.  Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions about a course or would like to register for one.

 

DESIGN FOR NON‐DESIGNERS: an introduction to design thinking

Entrepreneurship in Real Estate

Green Roof and Wall Technology

Introduction to Urban Commercial Real Estate Development for Non-Developers

NCI Charrette System Training

NU Online course:  The Principles & Practices of the New Urbanism

 

 

DESIGN FOR NON‐DESIGNERS: an introduction to design thinking

Short Description: This 6 hour course is a step-by-step introduction to the language of design. It will familiarize non-designers with the minds, professional lexicon, tools, traditions, and everyday practice of design experts.

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Instructor:  Jaime Correa, Professor in Practice, UM School of Architecture

 

Entrepreneurship in Real Estate

Short Description: The objective of this 6.5 hour course is to introduce students to the entrepreneurial side of real estate development and prepare them for determining efficient organizational forms for their business, appropriate partnership structures for their ventures, and innovative ways at approaching their developments.

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Instructor:  Muayad Abbas, MRED+U Professor

 

 

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Green Roof and Wall Technology

Short Description: In this course you will examine the latest developments in green roof and living wall design, installation, and maintenance.  Topics include the essential components, design and technology, various types of green roof systems, along with environmental benefits, history of green roofs, trends, incentives and current legislation.  

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Instructor: Amy Norquist

 

 

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Intro to Urban Commercial Real Estate Development
for Non-Developers

Short Description:  This intensive introduction to real estate development will examine the required skills necessary to be a successful developer and offers keys to the core issues facing real estate developers today. 

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Intstructor: Stephen Nostrand, MRED+U Professor

 

 

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NCI Charrette System Training

Short Description:  This three-day course introduces individuals involved with community planning to the Charrette system and provides training in planning and implementing a charrette. This course is eligible for AIA and AICP credits. 

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Instructors:  David Brain, National Charrette Institute

 

 

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NU Online: The Principles & Practice of New Urbanism

Short Description:  This 55-hour online course is a self-paced online course offered by the University of Miami School of Architecture, a world leader in New Urbanism.

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Instructor:  Dr. Charles Bohl, MRED+U Director

 

 

 

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